Tonya Jean Laster passed away peacefully July 25, 2012 in Winchester, CA. Born June 2, 1957, in Oxford, OH, to Vica Jane Laster and James Laster. She received her Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy from Sinclair Community College. She was a life time member of the Elks Silver Leaf Lodge 456 of Middletown, OH. In her pass time she enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren. Tonya is preceded in death by her mom Vica Jane Laster. She is survived by her father James Laster of Middletown, CT, daughter Andrea (William) Hunter. She will forever be Nana to Deawnte, Ahkira “Tooter”, William “Chris”, Miya and Nasya, of Winchester, CA. She is also survived by sister Saundra 'Nadine' (Donald) of Killeen, TX and brothers Clifford (Terri) of Oxford, OH, Donnie (Alfredia) of Middletown, CT, Thomas (Tina) of Norwich, CT, Sean of Pawcatuck, CT, Zackary of Norwich, CT and a host of family and friends.

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  1. I was sadden by the news of her passing. I have known Tonya for close to 30 years. When I think back on those years I have a richer understanding of how lucky I was to have known her. I will miss her. My thoughts and prayers will be with her family.

  2. John 14:1-4 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” I pray that you found peace in the Lord. Love your little brother.

  3. To my baby sister, may god keep u & hold u close 2. His hart. I love & will miss all the good times we spent w.eacher. My hart is broken, I know your in a better place. I know momma welcome u home w. a smile. Thanks 4 all the memories. RIP. my baby. lov u. Your b.bro. Donnie aka Maggot. Stephanie, Taji. Tiffani,DeShawn. We love u. & you w be missed, my baby sis.

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